Born and raised in Japan, Emi Kudo’s diverse background and international experience contributes to her innate ability to enhance natural beauty and individuality for clients. Kudo’s strong foundation in Eastern Zen philosophy helps her “bring light and peace into the studios” and her calm and gentle nature allows for successful interaction and communication with her clients.
Kudo is recognized as a “Cover Girl” because she has contributed to hundreds covers of American high fashion publications such as C, Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Clair, and Vanity Fair throughout her career.
Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway, Emma Stone, Freida Pinto, Janet Jackson, Julia Louis Dreyfus, are counted as Kudo’s long term loyal clients. She has recently also worked with Nicole Kidman, Kristen Bell, Scarlett Johansson, Kourtney Kardashian and Kris Jenner to name a few, and list goes on.
Most recently, Kudo is also known for creating Billie Eilish’s Gucci Green nails for her multiple 2020 Grammy winning day. She also made “Classic French Nails” come back for Scarlet Johansson’s 2020 Golden Globes red carpet appearance.